Kids Prefer Print Books Before Bed

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By Jason Boog Comment

When it comes to sharing books and reading before bed, kids prefer print to digital, a new report from Scholastic suggests.

Do you think publishers should make it easier to share digital books? Social Times has more:

In the fourth edition of theĀ Kids & Family Reading Report, researchers asked children agesĀ 6-17 and their parents about their reading habits for both electronic and printed books. From the study: Kids say that ebooks are better than print books when they do not want their friends to know what they are reading, and when they are out and about/traveling. Print books are seen by kids as better for sharing with friends and reading at bedtime.

Social Times editor Devon Glenn discussed these trends on the Morning Media Menu today. Press play below to listen on SoundCloud…